Ed Purver presents ESI Design; A.F. Cortés presents Manifesto

  • May 20, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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From large scale physical experience design at Barclay's Center to games in public spaces ESI Design is a leader in immersive, technology driven environments that create engagement.  

Ed Purver will present exciting recent work from ESI, which was founded by interactive pioneer Edwin Schlossberg and has been redefining interactivity for over 35 years.

 From roots transforming the Brooklyn Children’s Museum to  current work with a diverse set of leading institutions and brands, ESI has collaborated with clients to design and open hundreds of cultural and brand experiences.

Ed Purver

An award-winning media and installation artist, Ed Purver focuses on the complex relationship between the human and material elements of place, exploring how new technologies tailored to a unique environment can educate and awaken audiences to new possibilities in the spaces they use and inhabit. He has created work for the City of Washington DC, National Constitution Center, City of Dallas, Liberty Science Center, City of Portland, World Science Festival, Museum of London, and the Museum of Modern Art, among others. 


MANIFESTO is a multiscreen + branded entertainment TV show produced by TurnerTV, discovering the latest trends in fashion, music, arts, design and film throughout Latin America and the world. The first season was shot in México, Colombia, Brasil and Argentina. 

A.F. Cortés

Multidisciplinary artist whose work spans screenwriting, film directing, design and photography. He was the director and writer of “MANIFESTO!” – a culture and fashion transmedia/branded entertainment TV show produced by Turner TV. He is also producing a TV series about the life of legendary boxing world champion Antonio Cervantes “Kid Pambelé”. 

Andrés was also the co-founder and creative director of The Vox Collective, one of the top 25 multicultural advertising agencies in the U.S. In 2012, after 10 years in the business, he sold his stake of the company and facilitated the successful merger with British advertising group Profero.

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  • Mike K.


    May 21, 2014

  • Marie R.

    A really interesting evening - both very engaged storytellers about what they do.

    May 21, 2014

  • John B.

    Great Job everyone!

    2 · May 20, 2014

  • Tim G.

    In Ohio for the week for work.. Was looking forward...

    1 · May 19, 2014

  • Noah P.

    aina+mike: sadly, I need to back out but sent an email with a small request.

    May 19, 2014

  • Pamela V.

    Darn can't make it going to the ITP spring show. Next time! : )

    1 · May 19, 2014

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